THIS YEAR: Senior Christine Greer is coming off a strong cross country season and is expected to be one of USC's top distance runners in track.
2008: Set PRs in the 1500m (4:57.54), 3000m (10:27.49) and the 5000m (18:06.72). Competed in the 5000m at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet and placed fourth with a time of 18:56.13.
CROSS COUNTRY: 2008 -- Had a then best 5K of 19:08 at the Aztec Invitational as USC's fourth finisher. In her first 6K since the 2006 Pac-10s, placed fifth at the Pepperdine Invitational with a new PR of 21:24.60. Set a 5K PR at the Roadrunner Invitational with a time of 18:12.70. Was USC's fourth finisher at the Pac-10s with a time of 21:55.72. Was the Trojans' second finisher at the West Regional with a time of 21:35.16. 2007-- Limited to one meet due to a shin injury, before deciding to redshirt. 2006-- Was one of USC's top cross country runners in her first season, finishing among the Trojans' top three runners in all five races she competed. Was USC's top finisher and placed eighth at the Pepperdine Invitational. She was USC's second finisher and 65th overall at the Pac-10s with a time of 23:32.48.
College: Competed in 2005 as a freshman at NYU and scored in half of their meets...In her first race, NYU came in second at the Vassar College Invitational and Greer ran a 20:37.76 time to place 13th...Placed 40th with a time of 21:40 at the NYU Invitational in oppressive heat...Her team placed seventh at the NY State CTC Championships as she ran a time of 20:05.4 to finish 59th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Greer is a 2005 graduate of Central Bucks South High in Warrington, Pa...She participated in cross country and track...Was named the cross country team MVP her senior season...her best 800m time was 2:27 and her best 5000m time was 19:27...Ranked in the top 10 percent scholastically in her school.
PERSONAL: Christine was born on Dec. 7, 1986...Is a neuroscience major at USC and is planning to attend medical school...Also works in an organic chemistry lab doing research. Named to the Pac-10 XC All-Academic honorable mention team.
CAREER BESTS: 1500m -- 4:57.54 3000m -- 10:27.49 5000m -- 18:06.72